Bedgebury Forest Cycle Club gets new bikes for kids

Skills courses available at South of England trail centre

Bedgebury Forest Cycle Club near Tunbridge Wells, Kent has taken delivery of a fleet of Marin hardtail bikes which will be used for coaching young riders.


The bikes have been sponsored by Sport Unlimited, a funding scheme from Sport England that aims to give all five- to 19-year-olds the chance to take part in sport outside of school hours. 

Young club members and local school pupils will be able to use the bikes around the forest and improve their cycling skills.

Gary Scott, a British Cycling approved coach at the club, said: “This fleet will give us the chance to get youngsters from local schools on our courses and teach them the skills needed to ride on the trails. Once they get bitten by the cycling bug it is something that will stay with them their whole lives – as many of our members will attest.”


For more information on the club and how to get involved, go to